Social sciences in resource management: global challenges and local responses

12th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM)

3rd to 8th June 2006

What was the event?

This symposium provided an opportunity for social scientists from around the world to present research relevant to natural resource use. The program included three days of academic sessions as well as field trips to West Coast attractions such as the new Gulf Islands National Park and the Resort Municipality of Whistler.

Symposium website

Liz O'Brien of Forest Research presented: "Trees and woods in inner London: residents from two social housing estates and their perspectives on Peabody Hill Wood".

Who was the event suitable for?

Social scientists, managers from public agencies and non-governmental organisations.

Where did the event take place?

University of British Columbia


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